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The game ratings for each category and platform are displayed below. The score for a particular platform is the average of all categories. Games must have 5 votes before they are given a MobyScore.

Breakdown by Rating Category

How well the game mechanics work (player controls, game action, interface, etc.)
The quality of the art, or the quality/speed of the drawing routines
Personal Slant
How much you personally like the game, regardless of other attributes
Sound / Music
The quality of the sound effects and/or music composition
Story / Presentation
The main creative ideas in the game and how well they're executed
Overall User Score (271 votes)3.8

Breakdown by Platform

Platform Votes Total
Amiga 27 3.7
      Gameplay 3.9
      Graphics 3.4
      Personal Slant 4.1
      Sound / Music 3.1
      Story / Presentation 3.9
Apple II 14 3.1
      Gameplay 3.1
      Graphics 2.9
      Personal Slant 3.2
      Sound / Music 2.9
      Story / Presentation 3.5
Atari ST 13 3.4
      Gameplay 3.4
      Graphics 3.3
      Personal Slant 3.3
      Sound / Music 3.3
      Story / Presentation 3.5
Commodore 64 28 4.1
      Gameplay 4.0
      Graphics 4.0
      Personal Slant 4.2
      Sound / Music 3.9
      Story / Presentation 4.1
DOS 143 3.9
      Gameplay 4.0
      Graphics 3.6
      Personal Slant 4.2
      Sound / Music 3.5
      Story / Presentation 4.2
NES 46 3.8
      Gameplay 3.8
      Graphics 3.6
      Personal Slant 4.0
      Sound / Music 3.7
      Story / Presentation 4.1

User Reviews

The adventure game that makes no sense DOS *Katakis* (38222)
One Great Game, and the first of the SCUMM era of Lucasfilm/Lucasarts games NES Scott G (728)
*CENSORED*!!! Maniac Mansion!!! DOS Zovni (9307)
When This Games A Rockin Don't Come A Knockin NES MasterMegid (896)
A classic game, whose sequel I find a lot more appealing. DOS Tomer Gabel (4349)
A Fantastic Game for Those who GET IT! DOS X X (3)
Classic, fun, what more do you want? DOS C W (6)
Groundwork for some of the best adventure games of the '80s/'90s. DOS tFX (25)
Great game...looking at some of these other reviews makes me very upset. DOS Jason Harang (36)
Think of all the games you love, then thank THIS game for them. DOS Toka (16)